Plant a little sunshine in your garden or containers with any of these plants (annuals, perennials and flowering shrubs) with yellow flowers. From pastel to…
Looking for a tough, self-sufficient plant that doesn't mind being ignored? Try Ladybird 'Lemonade' Texas Primrose! Soft yellow flowers age to include peach/pink tones. This plant is very heat tolerant and native to regions with low humidity and periods of drought. If you live in the Southwest US, this is THE plant to add for low maintenance color in the landscape. In other areas, these plants do best in containers or well-drained landscape beds.
Plant an oasis in your hot, dry garden, starting with Ladybird Texas Primrose. Ladybird 'Sunglow' is a heat tolerant plant that loves well drained soil. It is native in the Southwest, but will make a beautiful addition to your summer container planting or well-drained garden bed ANYwhere! Its sunny yellow flowers will attract bees, birds and butterflies to your garden. Deer resistant.
This native sunflower is truly incredible! Suncredible Saturn Helianthus blooms weeks longer than similar sunflowers due to its semi indeterminate to determinate habit. So, not only will you enjoy blooms well into fall, but so will the pollinators who are attracted to its 4" yellow and bronze flowers! This plant's well branched, bush-like habit makes it perfect for the back of the bed, as an annual screen or along a fence. Also makes a beautiful thriller in container combos. Deer resistant.
Need a groundcover for sunny, dry areas? Rock 'n Low 'Yellow Brick Road's' fine-textured yellow flowers cover dark green leaves and red stems with a beautiful habit. This sedum blooms a little later than standard summer flowering Stonecrop to extend the season of your garden. Its flowers attract pollinators. This salt-tolerant plant is great for great choices for roadside plantings or in beachside communities.
Add a burst of bright color to your backyard garden with Rock 'n Low 'Boogie Woogie' stonecrop. This colorful perennial groundcover features beautiful green and cream variegation. It looks beautifully bright all season, and yellow flowers that attract pollinators are an added bonus. Plus, it's drought tolerant and doesn't need to be watered. It's the perfect addition to your low-maintenance garden!
Make a statement in your shade garden with 'Bottle Rocket' Ligularia. A robust growing perennial, Bottle Rocket has bright mustard yellow flower spikes in summer that attract bees and butterflies. Its large, thick, serrated leaves form a compact clump and are deer resistant. Ligularias are at their best when grown in cool, moist locations in part shade. Protect from hot afternoon sun. These moisture loving plants are very well suited for placement besides pools, stream beds and in rain gardens.
Forsythia, one of the first plants to bloom in spring, sports cheerful yellow flowers. If you want to add one of these spring classics to your garden consider Flying Machine. Its golden-orange flowers are enormous, making for a striking display. The blooms fall whole, creating a yellow carpet that extends the show. Measuring up to 72" tall, this variety is well suited to landscaping and hedges. Extremely deer resistant and shade tolerant, this shrub is a versatile addition to the landscape.
The petite sunny yellow flowers on 'Sunbini' Creeping Zinnia are extremely heat tolerant. This long blooming annual makes an excellent choice in containers - hanging baskets, window boxes and combination planters, where its mounded habit functions as a filler. Deadheading is not required for continuous bloom. Enjoy this sun loving plant from planting until frost!
Delightfully fragrant double flowers adorn Double Delight Primrose begonia in summer through frost. Yellow with apricot accents, this annual flower will add a pop of sunshine to any container. Its slightly trailing habit makes it a great addition to patio container garden recipes where it will act as a spiller. Better yet, try this variety in hanging baskets for cascading color to brighten your porch or patio. Place this beauty in a sunny spot and watch it grow!
Looking for a summer flower that can take the heat? Enter 'High Noon' Bush Daisy. Its bright yellow flowers are very heat tolerant and drought tolerant once established. It blooms continuously all summer long with no need to deadhead. Enjoy its sunny color from planting through frost in both the landscape or container planters. Plant in a sunny spot and watch it grow!
Spiky yellow flowers reaching up to 42" tall will add unique flair to your summer landscape. Pyromania 'Solar Flare' Red Hot Poker is a long blooming, drought tolerant perennial that attracts beneficial pollinators and keep the deer and rabbits at bay. Add this flower to your border or plant as a focal point. You can also cut these flower spikes to enjoy in your summer cut flower arrangements!
This truly special rose is awash in sunny yellow blooms, each graced with a bold red ring in the center. As the blooms age, they fade to white with a pink ring, continuing the effect. Sturdy and disease resistant, Ringo rose gives a long-lasting performance, year after year, with little care or maintenance required. Deadheading is not required for reblooming! Disease resistant and robust.
Bring unique drama to your landscape with the spiky flowers and upright habit of this Pyromania 'Flashpoint' Red Hot Poker. Its chartreuse yellow buds mature to creamy yellow white over grass-like foliage. This perennial is drought tolerant and long blooming AND attracts pollinators like butterflies, hummingbirds and bees. It is deer and rabbit resistant, too!
Lady Godiva Yellow English marigold is as heat tolerant as its large sunshine yellow flowers would suggest. It makes a great addition to your summer container gardens or garden beds. You'll enjoy its fully double flowers from planting through hard frost, and so will butterflies! Deer resistant.
Luscious 'Lemonade' lantana provides a refreshing burst of color in the heat of summer. Bright yet cool, clusters of yellow flowers adorn dark foliage and attract pollinators including butterflies and hummingbirds to your garden. Plant in containers or directly in the ground where their heat and drought tolerance will have them looking great all season from planting til frost.
Star shaped lemon yellow blooms pop against dark purple-black foliage of Mystic Illusion dahlia. This flowering annual puts on quite a show in the landscape even when viewed from a distance. Standing 18-36” tall, they also make fantastic thrillers in combination containers. This heat tolerant plant attracts butterflies and is great for the summer garden. Plant in a sunny spot for beauty lasting all season until frost.
The small green leaves of GoldDust Mercardonia are covered with yellow nemesia-like flowers from May through October. This low maintenance annual flower's trailing habit and excellent heat tolerance makes it a great choice for a spiller in your summer container garden or groundcover in the landscape. This plant will drink up the sun and perform thru frost.
Don't let the beauty of this annual fool you - Luscious 'Bananarama' lantana is extremely tough, too. Heat and drought tolerant, lantana makes a spectacular summer plant perfect for containers and the landscape. Cheery yellow flowers will attract butterflies and hummingbirds to your garden. Just plant this beauty in the sun and watch it go all summer until frost!
Superbells 'Yellow Chiffon' is covered with hundreds of buttery yellow flowers from early spring all the way through those first light frosts. Just 6 - 10 inches tall, its trailing branches cascade over the sides of hanging baskets and containers, and spread over flower beds. Attracts hummingbirds. Calibrachoas look like little petunias, only Superbells calibrachoa aren't sticky, perk right back up after it rains, and stay compact and bushy even when we are stressed.
Turn that boring bed or container into a trip to Cancun during Spring Break. Luscious Royale 'Piña Colada' lantana is heat and drought tolerant, of course, but also fragrant. It is an annual except in zones 9 - 11. Puffs of small white flowers with yellow centers are packed into clusters that adorn dark foliage. The extreme heat tolerance make it a winner for hot summer containers or landscapes. Attracts hummingbirds, butterflies and birds.
This golden yellow version of Butterfly Marguerite Daisy is covered with large daisy flowers all summer with no deadheading needed. It provides a burst of color from planting to hard frost which means you'll also be able to enjoy its golden yellow flowers in fall when it will combine beautifully with reds and oranges for fall container recipes.
Heliopsis 'Tuscan Sun' is the most compact perennial sunflower available, meaning more control in the landscape. This North American native's sunny yellow flowers attract bees and butterflies to your garden. Plant alone or in combinations in all container types and in the landscape. Great for cutting!
Superbells 'Lemon Slice' calibrachoa epitomizes summer with its bright yellow and white pinwheel pattern blooms. Heat tolerant and sun-loving, these calibrachoa are the perfect addition to your summer container garden recipe, where they will provide cascading color from planting thru the first hard frost.
The fragrant yellow trumpet shaped blooms of 'Going Bananas' daylily attract pollinators of all kinds including butterflies, hummingbirds and bees. This variety blooms early in the daylily season and continues the show thru the heat of summer into fall. Daylilies are tough, adaptable perennials that will grow in almost any soil from dry to moist and sand to clay. Though they will survive in part shade, plant them in full sun for optimum flowering performance.